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8 Dead Giveaways of a Swimmer; Some Looks Cannot Be Avoided!

Canadian Breaststroker Kesa Taivassalo Selects South Carolina

ASCA Announces Top 100 Age Group Teams for 2023-24

Expect the Unexpected: How to Adapt as a Swimmer (Examples Included)

National Junior Team Josh Bey Chooses Indiana

Texas TAPPS DIII State Champion Eloise Williamson Picks Wisconsin

Reminder! NISCA All-America Submissions Due June 15

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8 Dead Giveaways of a Swimmer; Some Looks Cannot Be Avoided!

8 Dead Giveaways of a Swimmer; Some Looks Cannot Be Avoided! Whether you always throw your hair up in a messy bun after practice, or you radiate the smell of chlorine, all swimmers have distinct qualities, making it pretty clear what sport they do. Read below to see eight features that scream ‘swimm...

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Canadian Breaststroker Kesa Taivassalo Selects South Carolina

Canadian Breaststroker Kesa Taivassalo Selects South Carolina NEW COMMIT: The University of South Carolina has secured a new verbal commitment for the 2024-25 season and beyond from Canadian breaststroker Kesa Taivassalo of Markham, Ontario. She will join Maddie Reynolds and Tori Abruzzo in Columbia...

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ASCA Announces Top 100 Age Group Teams for 2023-24

ASCA Announces Top 100 Age Group Teams for 2023-24 The American Swimming Coaches Association (ASCA) on Wednesday released its annual list of the top age-group clubs in the nation. The ranking is determined by USA Swimming Power Points of swimmers aged 11 to 14 years during the 2023 long-course seaso...

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Expect the Unexpected: How to Adapt as a Swimmer (Examples Included)

Expect the Unexpected: How to Adapt as a Swimmer (Examples Included) Swimming is a sport that is filled with many highs, lows, laughs, tears, friendships, frustrations and, of course, unexpected outcomes. As athletes, we have to learn how to adapt in any given moment no matter the situation. Whether...

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National Junior Team Josh Bey Chooses Indiana

National Junior Team Josh Bey Chooses Indiana  NEW COMMIT: Indiana University has picked up a huge verbal commitment for Fall 2025 from Olympic Trials qualifier Josh Bey of Hinsdale, Illinois, who is the best breaststroker in his class. He will join Noah Cakir and Luke Ellis in Bloomington as a memb...

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Texas TAPPS DIII State Champion Eloise Williamson Picks Wisconsin

Texas TAPPS DIII State Champion Eloise Williamson Picks Wisconsin NEW COMMIT: The University of Wisconsin has picked up a new verbal commitment for the 2025-26 season and beyond from Eloise Williamson, a Junior National qualifier out of Garland, Texas. She will join Molly Yacoviello, Arianna Zelen a...

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Reminder! NISCA All-America Submissions Due June 15

Reminder! NISCA All-America Submissions Due June 15 Reminder to all coaches that the NISCA Swimming & Academic All-America submission portals will close on June 15. Each year NISCA recognizes the Top 100 interscholastic individual swimming and relay teams performances in each event as All-America. T...

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Backstroker Abby Reich Verbally Commits To Army West Point

Backstroker Abby Reich Verbally Commits To Army West Point NEW COMMIT: The United States Military Academy has secured a new verbal commitment for Fall 2025 from Futures qualifier Abby Reich out of Phoenix, Arizona. She specializes in backstroke.  She will join Amelia Lester and Elle Burke as a membe...

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Georgia Tech Gains Verbal From TAC Titans’ Abhay Tharakan 

Georgia Tech Gains Verbal From TAC Titans’ Abhay Tharakan  NEW COMMIT: Georgia Tech has secured a new verbal commitment for the 2025-26 season and beyond from U.S. Open qualifier Abhay Tharakan of Apex, North Carolina. He will join Tuncer Berk Ertürk and Tobin Uhl as a member of the Yellow Jackets’ ...

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Alex Townsend Pledges 2025 Verbal To Princeton

Alex Townsend Pledges 2025 Verbal To Princeton NEW COMMIT: U.S. Open qualifier Alex Townsend of Raleigh, North Carolina, has pledged his verbal commitment* to continue his academic and swimming career at Princeton University beginning in Fall 2025. He will join Jiarui Xue and Oliver Rowe as a member...

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Cardinals Add Ryan Henderson To Class Of 2025

Cardinals Add Ryan Henderson To Class Of 2025 NEW COMMIT: The University of Louisville has secured a new verbal commitment for the 2025-26 season and beyond from U.S. Open qualifier Ryan Henderson of Kinston, North Carolina. He will join Owen Stevens and Nate Thomas in Kentucky as a member of the Ca...

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CIF 100 Breast Runner-Up Thomas Aguero Selects Tennessee

CIF 100 Breast Runner-Up Thomas Aguero Selects Tennessee NEW COMMIT: The University of Tennessee has received a new commitment for Fall 2024 from U.S. Open qualifier Thomas Aguero, a talented breaststroker out of Hollister, California. He told Swimming World: "Words cannot describe my excitement to ...

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Emily Hamill, Elizabeth Nawrocki To Swim For Georgia In 2025

Emily Hamill, Elizabeth Nawrocki To Swim For Georgia In 2025 NEW COMMITS: The University of Georgia has scored a pair of verbal commitments for the 2025-26 season and beyond from Emily Hamill of Collegeville, Pennsylvania, and Elizabeth Nawrocki of Aurora, Illinois. They will join Hayden Hollingswor...

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Sprinter Josh Howat Commits to In-State Virginia

Sprinter Josh Howat Commits to In-State Virginia NEW COMMIT: The University of Virginia has received another impressive verbal commitment for its growing Class of 2029, this time from in-state sprinter Josh Howat Springfield, Virginia. He will join Grant Murphy, Thomas Mercer, Maximus Williamson and...

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Cal Adds Verbals From Gracyn Aquino, Alexa McDevitt To Class of 2025

Cal Adds Verbals From Gracyn Aquino, Alexa McDevitt To Class of 2025 NEW COMMIT: The University of California, Berkeley has added two more verbal commitments to its loaded Class of 2025: Gracyn Aquino and Alexa McDevitt have both pledged to become Golden Bears. The will arrive in Berkeley along with...

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Futures Gold Medalist Nora Weber Joins Auburn's Class of 2025

Futures Gold Medalist Nora Weber Joins Auburn's Class of 2025 NEW COMMIT: Distance freestyler Nora Weber has announced her intention to continue her academic and swimming career at Auburn University beginning in Fall 2025. She currently lives in Pennsylvania after moving from Oklahoma. She will join...

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Olympic Trials Qualifier Noah Cakir To Join Indiana in Fall 2025

NEW COMMIT: Olympic Trials qualifier Noah Cakir of Deer Park, New York, has announced his verbal commitment to study and swim at Indiana University starting in Fall 2025. He’s one of the top swimmers in his class. He will join Luke Ellis in Bloomington as a member of the Hoosiers' Class of 2029. Cak...

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8 Swimming 'Beige Flags': In Between a Green Flag and a Red Flag

8 Swimming 'Beige Flags': In Between a Green Flag and a Red Flag I am sure many people are familiar with the TikTok trend where individuals share their significant other’s “beige flags.” For those who are unaware of the humorous trend, a beige flag is something that somebody does that makes others t...

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Georgia Earns Verbal From Ohio State Champ Hayden Hollingsworth

Georgia Earns Verbal From Ohio State Champ Hayden Hollingsworth NEW COMMIT: The University of Georgia has added a new verbal commitment for Fall 2025, this time from Junior National qualifier Hayden Hollingsworth out of Columbus, Ohio. She will join Maeve Eckerman, Kennedi Dobson and Hailey Dopson i...

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Owen Stevens, Four-Time Michigan State Champion, Verbals to Louisville

Owen Stevens, Four-Time Michigan State Champion, Verbals to Louisville NEW COMMIT: The University of Louisville has scored a new verbal commitment for Fall 2025 from Owen Stevens out of Zeeland, Michigan. He will join Nate Thomas in Kentucky as a member of the Cardinals' Class of 2029. Regarding his...